America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), an insurance industry trade group, released a report on October 11 that is critical of the Senate Finance Committee’s proposed healthcare legislation.

child sickU.S. health officials say that the H1N1 flu has killed 76 children and is getting worse, yet some cities that were hard hit by the swine flu in the spring are not seeing a resurgence.

gavelHealth freedom attorney Jim Turner, of Citizens for Health, is filing a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., today, hoping to halt the distribution of the swine flu vaccine in America. What prompted his civil action is the ruling that licensed healthcare workers in New York State must receive the vaccine or lose their jobs.

obamadoctorsPresident Barack Obama gathered doctors from all 50 states of the nation to fill the Rose Garden as he once again pushed his version of healthcare reform in an October 5 speech.

Health Equity for AllThe coalition Health Equity For All is launching a series of television commercials and print ads to promote Obama's healthcare reform. The ads appeal to minorities, linking the healthcare debate to the civil rights movement. It places the blame of high health costs on insurance companies that are supposedly only concerned about profits. And it asks viewers to contact their senators, urging support for healthcare reform legislation before the U.S. Senate.